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does, too. the president and chief justice john roberts had an interesting day the first time they tried to do the oath thing. >> didn't go so well. chief justice roberts four years ago tried to memorize the oath, slipped up a little bit. he had to come back over to the white house from the hill within a day or so and redo it behind closed doors just to make sure legally the president had been sworn into office. no hiccups today. he brought note cards. what was striking about it was how simple the ceremony was how brief it was. it was in the blue room at the white house. a small room. it was really just -- since it was so small just family close friends and beyond the historic moment the president had a moment as a dad to celebrate this with his daughters. take a look. >> >> thank you everybody. >> i did it the president said his young daughter said you didn't mess up, dad. >> kids always keep us honest. >> appreciate it. big day for vice president joe biden. you heard ed talking about him. swearing in this morning in a private ceremony on the naval observe tory grounds. he ha
president obama was sworn in by supreme court justice john roberts just before noon. tomorrow he will do it all over again for the public. the constitution mandates the president be sworn in by january 20th which of course is today. because of a 19th century tradition banning public inaugurations on sundays the swearing in and pageant try that comes with it will be held tomorrow. we just showed you in the past hour on fox news the first family on stage for a candlelight celebration of the inauguration. president obama speaking to an excited crowd giving a possible preview of his big inaugural address tomorrow. we begin fox team coverage with chief white house correspondent ed henry. >> you are right. at that event national historic building here in washington the president heard some songs from stevie wonder. he was feeling pretty good. good move certainly. at one point said he wanted to weigh in on the most important issue confronting this weekend. he joked it was the new bangs that first lady michelle obama is sporting. he said it looked quite good. he went on to get into substance. he
. the oath of office administered by chief justice john roberts in a small ceremony at the white house. our chief white house correspondent ed henry is there live with more. ed, i won't speak for you. i know what it's like to say the wrong words now and then on live television with a live audience. this time, though, the swearing in seemed to be flawless, is that right? >> reporter: that's right, jenna. it went off without a hitch at least this time. you remember a bit of a flub from the chief justice four years ago. he went without note cards, was trying to memorize the oath, slipped up a little bit. this time he had note cards in hand. we should note the pageantry of the moment. it was held in the blue room which is a small room, about 30 by 40 feet in the white house, much smaller than the east room where some of t ceremonial rooms are. we wanted it to be small, intimate, mostly family on hand to watch him sworn in for the second time. very interesting. after he took his hand off the robinson family bible, his wife's family bible, he had a very human moment with his daughters. take a lis
in by chief justice john roberts who used notes to avoid the repeat of the slightly bungled oath four years ago. and last night, the president was at a candlelight ceremony at the museum and here is part of his remarks at that event. >> and we're committed to the basic notion that when we put our shoulders to the wheel of history, it moves. it moves. it moves forward. >> the inaugural parade is one of the highlights of today's events, but the biggest news maker, of course, will be the inaugural address. while the white house has not yet released any excerpts from the speech, a presidential advisor gave a few hints yesterday about what will be in that address. >> he's going to talk our political system doesn't require us to resolve all of our political dispute, but common ground and he's going to make that point strongly that people here in washington need to seek common ground. >> and white house officials say today's speech will hit some broad themes and the president will outline in more detail what he expects during his next four years, during the state of the union address, that will be
: and with his family at his side, president obama was sworn in by supreme court chief justice john roberts just before noon today. tomorrow the president will do it all over again. the constitution mandates the president be sworn in on january 20th, which is today. but because of a 19th century tradition banning public inaugurations on sundays, all pageantry will be held tomorrow. we'll have fox team coverage tonight. an and chief correspondent mike emanuel on capitol hill and let's start with ed henry. the chief justice and the president got it right this time, i understand it. >> you'll remember four years ago, there was a slip-up and they had to do redo it at the white house to make sure the president had legally been sworn into office and a little bit the chief had some note cards and he tried to memorize it, but his youngest daughter sasha teased him, he hadn't messed it up. this was a serious moment, obviously. the president sworn in for a second term and only the 16th to win two consecutive terms and in addition to that historic moment that i mentioned, there was a lighter moment whereas
ago chief justice john roberts screwed it up, and to uphold the constitution he made a second trip to the white house. martha: we all know the perils of adlibbing, this time he has the paper. bill: the festivities are reserved today which is also martin luther king day. the irony that chief roberts will administer the oath yet again today who was the critical vote on the key piece of legislation on the healthcare law that was passed in 2010. martha: that is it for us. we will have continuing coverage of all of today's events, of course and the inauguration with bret baier, and megyn kelly starting right now. bill: our entire crew here in washington d.c., it will be a day of history and we invite you to continue with us here on fox. >> welcome to fox news coverage of the presidential inauguration. the president and vice president are about to arrive at the capitol for the beginning of the festivities. i'm bret baier here in washington. megyn: i'm megyn kelly. the first family has just left the white house now on their way up pennsylvania avenue to capitol hill where the swearing in
that this number could rise again this year. it is a very important issue to address and john roberts is on it today live in atlanta. these numbers are disturbing, john. >> reporter: they really are, martha. a real turn around from the thar the last few years. here are the latest numbers the tally from the pentagon, look at this. in 201-1301 active duty service members died by suicide. in 2012 that number jumped to 249, this despite the pentagon has made suicide a priority and that every branch in the military has an aggressive and comprehensive suicide prevention program. perhaps most troubling, though is the situation with the marines. they were leadingth way in suicide prevention. we did a report on their program, yet last year their numbers jumped by 50 -- 50%. there is still an awful lot of troops falling through the cracks despite all of this focus on suicide prevention. bonnie carol is the director of the tragedy assistance program for survivors. here is what she told me about it. >> there may be traumatic brain injuries that are undiagnosed. post-traumatic stress causing anxie
and applause] >> it is my honor to present the chief justice of the united states, john g. roberts, jr., who will administer the presidential oath of office. everyone please rise. [cheers and applause] >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i, barack hussein obama do solemnly swire. >> bay rauk hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> i will faithfully execute. >> the office of the president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> the constitution of the united states. >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god. so help me god. >> congratulations mr. president. [cheers and applause] ♪ . ♪ . [cannons firing] >> ladies and gentlemen, it is my great privilege and distinct honor to introduce the 44th president of the united states of america, barack h. obama. [cheers and applause] [applause] >> thank you. [shouting] >> thank you. thank you so much. vice pr
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